High gas prices
LAWRENCEVILLE - Bear's blood stains the blue carpet. It cakes his yellow fur. And it's scattered along the white, plywood walls that have enclosed him in a makeshift ring.
AUBURN - Amid heated discussion and a call for the resignation of the mayor and any other council member who supported the move, the city of Auburn on Thursday night approved an ordinance changing the way the city government does business.
Classes will begin Monday for Gwinnett County Public Schools, the state's largest school system.
DACULA - Two controversial annexations and rezonings passed in Thursday's Dacula City Council meeting allow construction of a Kroger and an L-shaped strip shopping center with nine additional commercial tracts.
Eddie Murphy's wife of 12 years files for divorce
In 2000, Thurbert Baker barely missed becoming Georgia's first black U.S. senator. If Zell Miller had said no to Gov. Roy Barnes' entreaty to accept a Senate appointment, Attorney General Baker was ready to go. Even before Miller was approached, Baker was the top choice of Barnes' closest advisers to take the seat left vacant by Sen. Paul Coverdell's death.
Hiker finds body of park ranger missing 8 days
Where: Ga. Highway 120 (Duluth Highway) and Purcell Road
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Tunisian plane plunges into sea;
Bogan Road from Harmony Elementary School to Hamilton Mill Road will require intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through the end of August for safety improvements to include the construction of curb, gutter, sidewalk and a multiuse path.
There's only one politician in the House District 106 race.
Fifty-two-year-old Marty unveiled his talent for doing impersonations of TV personalities while riding in a Hi-Hope Service Center van on the way to a volunteer project.
Two of Gwinnett's largest companies turned in mixed earnings reports this week.
A strong boom rolled through the floor and shook the clock off the wall in our dirt-blown dispatch shack. No mistaking - it was a car bomb - and fairly close. Within seconds it was followed by the more definitive "thump-Pow ... thump-Pow" of mortar rounds hitting a bit closer. As our three-man team started toward the concrete bunker, I caught a glance over the berm and noticed black smoke billowing up near a mosque about 800 yards beyond the wire.
DACULA - Residents, former residents and city officials celebrated Dacula's 100th anniversary with a party in the downtown streets Saturday.
Joe Elrod, age 39, of Athens, passed away Friday, August 5, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.
Dr. E. M. Hames, of Lilburn, died Saturday, August 6, 2005. Arrangements pending by Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Joe Brown, age 77 of Snellville, died Friday, August 5, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA 30078, 770-979-5010.
Ernest F. Fitzpatrick, age 79 of Winder, passed away August 5, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
Dorothy Morrison Brumbalow, age 84 of Snellville, GA, died Saturday, August 6, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Wages Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.
Michael (Scooter) Montgomery, age 17, of Dacula passed away Friday, August 5, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 3:30 P.M. Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at Hebron Baptist Church, Dacula. Burial ...
Robert J. (Bob) Hendren, 64, of Tucker, died Saturday, August 6, 2005. A native of Illinois, Bob was a sales associate with Parisian. He is survived by his wife, Janet ...
Thelma Stephens Sturdivant, 93, of Lilburn, died Friday, August 5, 2005. The funeral will be at 2 P.M., Monday, August 8, 2005 at the First Baptist Church of Lilburn with ...
Ruth Staples, age 90 of Suwanee, died Friday, August 5, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 3 PM, Sunday, August 7, 2005 at the Lawrenceville Church of God. She will ...
Mrs. Ethel Leona Haynes DeVore, age 96, of Lawrenceville, GA died on August 5, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Philip DeVore; son-in-law, Henry ...
Mr. Alton Hutchins, Sr., age 78, of Atlanta, and formerly of Buford, GA, passed away August 5, 2005. He is survived by his: Daughter: Kathi Watts of Kennesaw, GA; Sons ...